Board of Directors
Ms. Victoria Belin, Chair
Ms. Victoria Belin is a lifelong resident of Marion County who is retired after serving forty-two years with the Marion County Education System. She received a Bachelor Degree from South Carolina State University and a Masters from Francis Marion University. She is also a graduate of the Palmetto Leadership and Rural Area Leadership Institute. She currently serves on several Boards of Directors including Trinity Behavior Healthcare-Marion, RALI-Marion, Marion County First Steps, Carolina Marion Hospital System and the Steward Board of St. James A.M.E. Church. She represented the Twelfth Judicial Circuit on the South Carolina State Board of Education 2002-2005. She is the recipient of many awards for service from professional and civic organizations.
Mr. Roosevelt Stackhouse, Vice Chair
Mr. Roosevelt Stackhouse is employed with the Carolinas Hospital Systems (CHS) of Marion as the Clinical Informaticist in the IS Department (Information System Department) and the Relief Nursing Supervisor. He assumed this position in 2014 to present duties include building, updating and maintaining all the physician order sets, nursing order sets, nursing assessments, admission assessments, and audits for documentation and compliance with the Electronic Medical Record System (EMR). Prior to this position, Mr. Stackhouse served as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Director of Nursing Operations (DNO) of the Nursing Department at CHS of Marion. I have extensive experience in the medical/nursing field with 36 years’ experience of nursing service ranging from staff nurse, supervisor, director and administrative duties as director of the entire nursing department.
Mrs. Sylvia J. Rogers
Mrs. Sylvia J. Rogers, a native of Marion SC, born and reared in the Gresham Community of Marion County. She was reared in a large family with several brothers and sisters, of which she is the youngest. Mrs. Rogers attended Britton’s Neck High School in 1976 and continued her education at Benedict College in Columbia SC; graduating with a bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW). Upon graduation, she married Mr. Donnie O. Rogers and they reared three children. Mrs. Rogers decided to return to school to pursue a master’s degree in social work through a part time curriculum with the University of SC- Columbia. Mrs. Rogers became employment with the Marion County Department of Social Services as a Human Services Specialist. Continuing her career with the SCDSS in various areas such as economic services as an eligibility case manager in food stamp (SNAP); family preservations or home treatment case manager; foster care case manager; supervisor in human services. She became the program coordinator of human services in 2013 supervising the human service staff and supervisors as needed until her retirement. Mrs. Rogers is affiliated with several auxiliaries of her church and other organizations. She is a member of Bethel AME Church in Britton’s Neck SC servicing as the health commissioner, local Women’s Missionary Society, Vice President and on the Usher Board. Mrs. Rogers is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., a member of the National Association of Social Workers and participates on the SC state board of directors., a member of the South Carolina state employee association serving as a board member representing the Marion County. She is a volunteer with the Marion Relay for Life of the American Cancer Society. She served as a member with Healthy Marion County Committee and the Marion County Abundant Health Committee. Mrs. Rogers personal endeavor is to help others and bring desirable resources and services to the citizens of Marion County.
Dr. Lula Coleman
Lula is retired and has a passion for assisting the disadvantaged or under-privileged people. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia; raised in Dillon County. Her family consist of (Husband and SON Deceased) one daughter, one granddaughter and one great grandchild. She has resided in Marion County for more than 40 years where she has worked with Pee Dee Community Action Partnership (PDCAP) in a variety of professional Capacities with both the public and private sectors. She has earned her Doctoral Degree in Christian Education. She also acquired a Double Masters in Leadership/Management and Human Resources Development. Her BA Degree was in Sociology with a minor in Criminology. Lula has coached every Program within her jurisdiction from the ground level to a successful outcome. It is her commitment and belief in her client’s success that is instrumental in helping then to reach a phenomenal level that they never dreamed possible. She will not stop until the job is finished. Some of her accomplishment with PDCAP were to: Develop and establish a working relationship with Local, State and Federal Entities to coordinate services. As Equal Opportunity Director, coordinated with other Civil Rights Organizations to address Discrimination within the Agency and local Communities. Coordinated and operated a Remedial Program for high school students who had academic problems to enhance their Math, Science, and Reading skills. Developed a Day Care Program for young children. Initiated and Developed a Self-Help Housing Program for qualified participants. Initiated and developed an 811 HUD Housing Program for the mentally handicap, which will benefit the Agency in future years. Several Accolades and Plaques were received; among them were: From South Carolina State Senate in Recognition of years of Community Service and from South Carolina House of Representative in Recognition of years of Community Service. Lula’s on going mission is to continue to serve in a capacity to benefit and serve others.